Terrific Thursdays & Holidays in Decatur

Shop and celebrate locally in November and December at Terrific Thursdays in Decatur!

2020  DATES
November 5th, 12th, 19th

For the holidays, you can’t beat hometown. Knock out your holiday shopping with special in-store events, discounts, and treats at over 20 shops, restaurants, and services. Participating shops will stay open late, offering a variety of festive fun!

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Fright Night | Fernbank Museum

Ready for a frighteningly-fun night? Join Fernbank Museum for a screaming good time at Fright Night, the museum’s annual adults-only Halloween party!

Event Details
Friday | October 30th, 2020
7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Fernbank Museum of Natural History
767 Clifton Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30307

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Ghostly Gatherings | Fernbank Museum

Enjoy a bewitchingly fun evening at Fernbank Museum’s Ghostly Gatherings! With two dates scheduled, the special event will have festivities for all ages with the opportunity to experience the museum after dark. 

Event Details
Saturday | October 17th & 24th, 2020
6:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Fernbank Museum of Natural History
767 Clifton Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30307

Ghostly Gatherings are part of the incredible Halloween Happenings lineup  and the Supernatural Science Fest at Fernbank Museum this season, and you can’t miss the opportunity to see the special Woodland Spirits exhibit after nightfall!

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Woodland Spirits | Fernbank Museum

Evoke mystery and adventure this Halloween season as you encounter Fernbank’s special outdoor experience, Woodland Spirits. Ghostly visitors will be found throughout the shadows and trees in Fernbank Forest and WildWoods – some waiting in plain sight!

Event Details
September 19th – November 4th, 2020

Fernbank Museum of Natural History
767 Clifton Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30307

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A Timeless Affair 2020 | Fernbank Museum

Benefitting Fernbank Museum’s COVID-19 Recovery Fund, A Timeless Affair 2020 is going virtual!

Event Details
Thursday | October 1st, 2020
7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

The virtual experience features a Silent Auction and entertainment by Jacob Ryan Smith and Zan Berube. This year’s Honorary Chair is Mary Ellen Imlay.

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Kirkwood Wine Stroll | A Toast to Kirkwood Businesses

This Fall, the Kirkwood Wine Stroll celebrates its 14th annual return by stirring things up a bit! Join the free virtual event featuring watch parties, touring bands, and that wonderful Kirkwood neighborhood spirit. 

Event Details
Saturday | September 19th, 2020
2:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

In support of Kirkwood business, commemorative souvenir wine glass and t-shirt packages will be available for purchase. You can get involved by registering to host your own Zoom Watch Party in front of your business or on your friend yard/porch! You will then be shown as the event streams live on Facebook and Youtube.

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L’Arche Atlanta’s 8th Birthday Benefit & Auction

The L’Arche Atlanta’s 8th Birthday Benefit & Auction is going virtual! The annual fundraising celebration will be an exciting afternoon of online festivity and impact in the Atlanta community.

Event Details
Sunday | September 13th, 2020
5:00 p.m. – Stories & Prizes
5:30 p.m. – Live Auction

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AJC Decatur Book Festival

In honor of its landmark 15th anniversary, AJC Decatur Book Festival returns with 15 virtual events to celebrate this Labor Day Weekend! Join the country’s largest independent book festival this Labor Day weekend as it goes virtual!

Festival Details
Labor Day through September

Beginning Labor Day weekend, the non-profit will present a host of notable authors throughout September. 

Readers are already welcome to engage online and explore past – and present – luminaries and book conversations online!

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Decatur BBQ, Blues & Bluegrass Festival

Due to the current Covid 19 pandemic, and the city of Decatur’s extension through November of their policy of no mass gatherings or events we have canceled this year’s event.

Join the Decatur community at its new home in Decatur’s Legacy Park for the Decatur BBQ, Blues, and Bluegrass Festival!
Legacy Park
500 S Columbia Drive
Decatur, GA 30030

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Callanwolde Jazz on the Lawn Summer Concert Series

Atlanta’s favorite Friday night is back as the Callanwolde Fine Arts Center hosts a brilliant array of musicians this summer at Jazz on the Lawn! Presented by Ameris Bank, the Summer Concert Series presents a lineup of Atlanta’s finest jazz performers on Friday evenings all Summer long.

2020 Event Details
Fridays, August 14th – October 9th

Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
Concerts begin at 7:30 p.m.
Concerts conclude at 9:30 p.m.

Callanwolde Amphitheater
980 Briarcliff Road, NE
Atlanta, GA 30306

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